The Adventures of Count d'Orveau: A Romance

The Adventures of Count d'Orveau: A Romance

Philadelphia, Pa. G.M. & W. Snider, 1832. [4], 180 p.; 20 cm. Original brown cloth spine and plain green paper over boards. Former owner's inscription on front free endpaper: Nathaniel P. ???. "The principal occurrences related in the following pages, are here re-modelled from a work of fancy, bearing another name, and first published in England, more than thirty years ago. The objectionable passages are expunged, and the narrative extended, by the addition of a considerable portion of original matter ..."--Advertisement, p. [3]. Checklist Amer. Imprints, 10831. Not in Wright, Amer. Fiction, 1774-1850. Extremely scarce 19th-entury novel by an anonymous American writer. In Poor Condition: modern brown cloth spine repair; front free endpaper detached but present; pp. 61-62 bound after p. 64; incomplete: lacking pages 51-58, 72-76, and 81-84; foxing throughout; some marginal finger soiling. Fair. Item #002179

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